With more than 30 million websites now running on the popular WordPress platform, it’s no wonder it’s become one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) available. WordPress powers 25% of all websites, including CNN, TechCrunch, The New York Times, and Forbes, and it’s easy to see why. WordPress is an easy-to-use, open-source platform, with tons of free themes and plugins to make building a professional website a snap.
FAQ for WordPress
1. What is WordPress?
WordPress is a free and open source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It is primarily used as a blogging tool.
2. What is the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com?
WordPress.org is a free software that you can download and install on your own web hosting account. WordPress.com provides you with free web hosting
3. Basic Requirements
Website design experience is a good start.
4. Starting a Website with WordPress
It is better than any other CMS in the market today because of the reason that it is open source, so you can customize it and you will get free.
5. How to Install WordPress
It usually only takes about 5 Minutes
6. How to Install a Theme
Download the Theme from the link provided and click install.
7. How to Install Plugins
First, go to the plugin page. Once on the plugin page, click on the Downloads tab. Once there you will see a list of plugins. Click on the one you want. After clicking the download link, you will be asked for your Flash Player settings. Hit okay. Now, just hit install and your plugin will be installed.
8. WordPress Security
WordPress is an easy-to-use platform for publishing on the web. It powers millions of websites, including a ton of government websites. Unlike a “regular” website, however, a WordPress site has a number of security features baked in. WordPress has a number of security plugins, which make it safer.
9. Accessing a WordPress Website with a Browser
The WordPress software is shareware. This means that you download it for free, but you must pay to use it. When you sign up, you enter a username and password. You will then automatically be given access to the WordPress software, and you can begin using it.
10. Accessing a WordPress Website with an API Key
Access a WordPress website with an API key is easiest done through the WordPress dashboard. A user can go under settings, then APIs, then API key. Here, a user will create a key and paste it into the plugin.